Asset Management business of Chinese securities companies continues to grow rapidly

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According to the figures from the Securities Association of China, the assets under management and revenue earned by Chinese securities companies asset management businesses has grown dramatically from the 1h 2011 to the 1h 2013. The total AUM in the 1h 2013 is about 13.75 times of the figure in the 1h 2011, which reflects the thriving of client asset management business of securities companies in China.

One reason for that for the dramatic expansion is the demand from clients. As China has a growing number of high-net-worth individuals and the investment options are relatively narrow compared to western countries, asset management business provided by local securities companies are thought to be a good choice. Market analysts estimated that the figures will keep growing exponentially for the following few years; at least the current market is far below saturation. 


Client asset management business of Chinese securities companies CNYbn


1h 2011

2h 2011

1h 2012

2h 2012

1h 2013

Revenue earned by securities companies






Total AUM







Source: Securities Association of China, 2011-2013

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